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Guy creates the best comeuppance for package thieves

He disguised the package as an Apple HomePod Box, which would also be GPS-enabled. As reported by Digital Trends , "The result was exactly what the eng...


How a government shutdown could affect holiday plans

Geological Survey. According to the latest available estimates by the Alaska Department of Labor, approximately 14,500 - about 5 percent - of Alaska's 312,8...


TVs, movie tickets to get cheaper; GST council leaves cement untouched

The GST Council, headed by the finance minister, in its 31st meeting on Saturday chose to cut rates on 23 commonly used goods and services, which will lead ...


No Coercive Action to Be Taken Against Start-ups, Angel Investors: CBDT

In February, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had directed income-tax commissioners not to take coercive measures against startups to recover the ou...


874,000 Ford F-Series pickup trucks recalled over fire risk

Water and contaminants can get into the cable's splice connector, corroding and damaging the cable over time, Ford said. If this connector corrodes, it may trip...


Yields at eight-month lows after Fed

No longer will the Fed be able to signal weeks in advance the near-certainty of a shift in rates. Separately, the District of Columbia sued Facebook for allow...


Apple faces Huawei bias in China, could lose big on iPhone sales

A permanent injunction has been issued, stopping Apple from selling any infringing iPhones in Germany. "Qualcomm's effort to ban our products is another des...


Juul employees get $1.3 million bonuses thanks to Big Tobacco

Altria Group Inc. said Thursday its investment puts the value of privately held Juul Labs Inc.at $38 billion, about the same value investors placed on home...


Denmark authenticates video of murder of Scandinavian in Morocco

Morocco's Central Bureau of Judicial Intelligence (BCIJ) today released the names of three of the suspects, all of whom hail from "marginal neighbourhoods" arou...


Asia markets sink after Fed hikes interest rates

Treasuries yield fell to as low as 2.748 percent, a level last seen in early April. At the same time, the reduced bond yields can send a negative signal on ...


Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan's Ghosn

Ghosn was arrested November 19 along with Kelly over allegations that they underreported Ghosn's pay by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) in 2011-2015. Nissan C...


US Senate approves bill to keep government running into 2019

Republican Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama, the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said they "worked a long time" on the bills, but hope "evap...


Army Veteran Crowdfunds Millions To Build Trump's Wall

With political parties at an impasse over the billions of dollars necessary to fund President Trump's proposed border wall, a Florida veteran chose to launch ...


The health and survival of USA women is holding back gender equality

The report , which was published this week, showed Rwanda leading the region despite moving down two places after a reversal in progress on economic participat...


Plunging oil prices pull energy stocks lower, erasing gains

The drops come as investors worry about continuing trade tensions, a court ruling declaring Obamacare unconstitutional , the potential partial government shutd...


Xi pledges 'unswerving' reforms, but on own terms

Tuesday's ceremony included the awarding of medals to more than 100 individuals whom the party recognised as key contributors to the country's development, from...


Planes Grounded At London's Gatwick Airport After Drone Sightings

Social media users spoke of flights being forced to head to other United Kingdom airports, including London Heathrow, Luton and Manchester. Something that's n...


RBC denies NYT report on Facebook giving access to users' Facebook messages

With most of the partnerships, Mr Satterfield said, the F.T.C. agreement did not require the social network to secure users' consent before sharing data because...


China detains third Canadian amid Huawei uproar: Ottawa

The recent detentions of a Canadian former diplomat and a Canadian entrepreneur have raised suspicions that Beijing is holding them in retaliation for Huawe...


Facebook Allowed Spotify to Read Your Private Messages

While Netflix, along with Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada, claims it didn't know the true extent of the personal data it had access to, CNBC has report...


China Detains 3rd Canadian Citizen

Global Affairs Canada is the worldwide arm of the Canadian government and provides consular services to Canadians as well as manages the country's diplomatic re...


Elon Musk to Unveil Underground Transportation Tunnel in Hawthorne on Tuesday

After a narrow tunnel emerged, the Tesla driver sped up along the route. The ride was bumpy enough to give one reporter motion sickness during the ride, a sid...


Florida Man Tried Paying for McDonald's Order with Bag of Marijuana

When the McDonald's worker refused to go through with the deal, the vehicle drove off. However, Gallagher returned to the drive-thru later and officers, who had...


Former NASA Engineer Pranks Mail Thieves With Glitter Bombs

He's spent six months crafting a beautifully over-engineered revenge package that looks like an Apple product. Just for added effect, he put in some fart spra...


Fed draws White House fire as it prepares to raise rates

I think at this point we are simply trying to square up all of our trades between now and the Jerome Powell statement after the Federal Reserve interest rate ...


What Obamacare ruling could mean for your health care

Yes. In 2012, the Supreme Court reasoned that while government can not order citizens to buy something, Obamacare's "shared-responsibility payment" (a.k.a. Th...


Parrot uses owner’s Amazon Alexa to play music, order watermelon, lightbulbs

She also said that he has romantic music playing for her when she reaches home. Rocco the African grey rescue parrot has found his soulmate, and her name is...


Google reveals plan for $1B NY expansion with new campus

All told, with Google Hudson Square and other expansion plans , Google will have office space to be able to more than double the number of staffers in NY ove...


More Recalls as E. Coli Warnings Hit Lettuce, Cauliflower

A California farm linked to recent outbreaks of E. coli infections found in romaine lettuce is recalling additional produce "out of an abundance of caution", ...


Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

Federal health officials said seven additional cases of E.coli infections have been reported since December 6, bringing the total to 59 cases from 15 states ...


Renault says it needs more information on Ghosn allegations

Ghosn is now in detention in Japan on charges of financial misconduct. Both Nissan and Renault have said Ghosn's arrest won't affect their alliance, which p...


Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder had asbestos for decades

Johnson & Johnson says it will appeal the recent verdicts against it with lawyers telling Reuters: "Johnson & Johnson's baby powder is safe and asbestos-fre...


After A Delay, Tencent Music Goes Public In The U.S.

The deal adds to the US$8 billion raised in USA first-time share sales by Chinese companies this year, more than double the same period in 2017, data compiled b...


Johnson & Johnson 'knew about asbestos in baby powder'

In response, J&J lambasted the Reuters article as "one-sided, false and inflammatory" in a statement published on its website . It said that J&J's baby p...


Canadian with North Korea ties detained after Huawei arrest

Michael Spavor - who was photographed years ago by Reuters sharing a cocktail with Kim on the dictator's private boat after racing around the waters near on...